Internet Explorer

Sorry! Your browser is not supported.

To view this site you can download a newer version of Internet Explorer.

María Candelaria (1943) + Cita en la frontera (1940)

UCLA Film & Television Archive

Pictured left to right: David Silva and Xonia Benguria in Casta de roble , 1954, Cuba, directed by Manolo Alonso. Photo courtesy of UCLA Film & Television Archive.

Scroll for more

A painter comes to an idyllic provincial village and, believing the beauty and purity of the Mexican race to be embodied in María Candelaria, asks her to be his model, ultimately provoking tragedy. In Cita en la frontera, two middle-aged fall in love with a tango singer they meet in a gambling hall after she is stranded in their border mining town, causing them to turn against each other. Fore more information, click here.

Tell a friend


December 09, 2017 03:00 PM — December 09, 2017 06:30 PM



Nearby Exhibitions